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Dick’s Sporting Goods lost money when it changed its gun policies. CEO Ed Stack is fine with that.

Rachel Siegel talks to the CEO putting gun policies over profits. Anne Gearan on President Trump’s London visit. Plus, Emily Yahr details the end of a “Jeopardy!” era.
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A CEO taking on gun issues
Ed Stack is the chief executive of Dick’s Sporting Goods, a retailer that sells outdoor equipment, athletic gear and guns. But after the Parkland, Fla., massacre, Stack decided to take assault rifles and bump stocks out of stores. Those were only two of the initiatives Stack devised after the 2018 shooting.

Post business reporter Rachel Siegel spoke with Stack recently in Pittsburgh about his decision to change his company’s gun policies and what he thinks Congress needs to do to enact change.

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Brexit problems boil over into Trump’s London visit
President Trump arrived in London this week to dine with the royal family and meet with Prime Minister Theresa May. The visit comes at a particularly heated political moment for Britain, with May expected to resign at the end of this week and the status of Brexit still unclear.

Post White House reporter Anne Gearan is traveling abroad with the president this week and tells host Martine Powers how the trip has played out politically for Trump, who supports the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union.

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An end of a ‘Jeopardy!’ era
James Holzhauer has dominated the game show since April. Post entertainment reporter Emily Yahr explains how his long run came to an end on Monday’s episode.

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About Post Reports

Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.